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The Journal of Translation is an academic journal of translation theory and practice with a special interest in Bible translation and in translation involving minority languages and cultures. Its purpose is to encourage scholarship, to enlighten the reader, to stimulate thought and discussion, and to promote appropriate cross-cultural and cross-linguistic communication.
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This issue of the Journal of Translation includes an article on “The Semantics and Translation of Technical Terms” by Ben Kuwitzky, an article by Abdelhamid Elewa on “Translating the Sacred Text,” a Short Note by Ronald Sim on the topic of Ritual Washing in the Bible, and an extensive review by Ernst Wendland of the book In Translation: Translators on Their Work and What It Means. In addition, please see the announcement of an intensive course to be taught in Jerusalem in August-September 2017 on the topic of “Studying and Translating the Psalms:...